Category Archives: Social Media

Classification of Fb Friends

Which kind of friend are you? Added, confirmed, then removed? Continue reading

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Salesforce Chatterizes 10,000 Of Its Customers First Week After Public Launch

By: Leena Rao Unsurprisingly, Salesforce is seeing rapid adoption of its social collaboration platform Chatter among its existing customers after launching to the public last week. In its first week of general availability, Chatter has been integrated by 10,000 of … Continue reading

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Hackers Target YouTube With XXX XSS Attacks

Hackers apparently used cross-site scripting attacks to prank YouTube users over the weekend, injecting pop-ups and redirecting viewers to pornographic websites. Google says it’s identified and fixed the vulnerability. “Preventing XSS attacks requires a lot of code review and, generally, outside consultants to help,” explained ESET’s Randy Abrams. Continue reading

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Google names firm to review software code

Facing intensifying scrutiny from American and foreign regulators, Google has named the prominent Internet security firm Stroz Friedberg to review the software code that triggered the collection of more than 600 gigabytes of data through unsecured WiFi networks in more than 30 countries. Continue reading

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Facebook cited in 20 percent of divorces

Facebook is doing much more than bringing old friends back together. Some say social networking can get way too friendly for people who are married and are linking sites like Facebook to an increase in divorces. WHAS interviewed a man … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Tradition meets tech

By: Luke Appleby It’s amazing how such a modern, worldly city like Hong Kong can hold on to old traditions – like bamboo scaffolding instead of steel – and yet be so saturated with smart-phones and other technology. After some … Continue reading

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On family beach vacations, text-loving teens stay plugged in

REHOBOTH BEACH, DEL. –Two hours into another day of his family’s beach vacation, Brandon Hubacher had sent 50 text messages to his friends in Fairfax County. “Luckyy” the friend zipped back. Unplugging could not have been further from the teenager’s … Continue reading

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